The Parish of St. Thomas, Werneth


Welcome to the home page of St. Thomas' Church, Werneth, on the Coppice in Oldham.

St. Thomas' is one of many parish churches in the Church of England. It is part of the Diocese of Manchester.

We work closely with the parish of St. Paul, Oldham.

The Notices

  • Richard McEwan As part of his final year of training, Richard will be on placement at Christchurch Healey and St Ann Bellfield, from Advent Sunday until Easter Day, after which he will return to St. Paul's and St. Thomas'. Please hold him in your prayers!
  • Supportive Comments for the Repointing & Stonework Project All are strongly encouraged to write supportive comments towards on the sheets provided. This will show evidence of community support to funders.
  • Appeal for money for repointing the church The total raised currently stands at £2,405. If you wish to donate, and you pay tax, please fill out the Gift Aid envelope. If you don't pay tax, OR are donating cash, please use the standard envelope. Please give generously. This work is important to draft and weather proof the church, to reduce our heating bill, and stop the fabric deteriorating. Many thanks.
  • Farsi/Dari Discussion Group takes place on Thursday at 10:00 am.
  • English Class takes place on Thursday at 1:00 pm.
  • Christmas Cards Sunday school are putting together a large, communal Christmas Card for the Church, so there is no need to buy individual ones. This is to save paper and raise money for church.

Christmas Coffee Morning

Festival Of Light

Regular Activities

These are the usual times of the regular activities at St. Paul's and St. Thomas':

10:30 amSt. Thomas' Sunday Worship
10:30 am
(1st & 2nd Sundays of month)
St. Thomas' Sunday School
1:30 pmBrethren in Christ Church
2:00 pm
(2nd Monday of the month)
Chai & Chat
10:15 amChai & Connect
6:30 pmXanadu Dance Troupe
6:30 pmXanadu Dance Troupe
9:00 amSchool Service
10:00 amFarsi / Dari Discussion Group
1:00 pm
(not school holidays)
English Conversation Class
4:00 pm
(starts 30 November)
Impact Mixed Martial Arts
7:30 pm
(1st & 3rd Thursdays)
Oldham Camera Club


If you would like to look around St. Thomas' Church with a group or by yourself, please contact Revd. Nick Andrewes to make arrangements. Alternatively, you are welcome to do so while the church is open on a Thursday or a Sunday morning.


Sunday 26 November 2023

10:30 am

Christ the King

Morning Prayer

St. Thomas' Church

Sunday 26 November 2023

12:00 pm

Christ the King

Farsi / Dari Eucharist

St. Thomas' Church

Saturday 2 December 2023

10:00 am

Coffee Morning

St. Paul's Church

Sunday 3 December 2023

10:30 am

Advent Sunday

Holy Communion

St. Thomas' Church